Applies to ReadyAPI 3.0, last modified on November 12, 2019

ReadyAPI can send requests through a proxy or directly. You can quickly enable or disable the proxy from the ReadyAPI toolbar.

Proxy Indicator

The indicator at the top of the ReadyAPI window indicates whether the proxy is turned on or off:

ON OFF
Proxy indicator ON

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Proxy indicator OFF

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To enable or disable the proxy, click the button and select the option you need from the drop-down list.

To change the proxy type (automatic or manual), open the Preferences dialog, select Proxy and configure the needed settings.

Proxy Options

To configure the proxy options:

  1. Click on the ReadyAPI toolbar.

  2. Select Proxy in the left part of the ReadyAPI Preferences window and configure the necessary options.

A list of the available options is in the table below:

Option Description
Proxy

Specifies the proxy type used by ReadyAPI. The available options are:

  • Automatic - commands ReadyAPI to use the proxy specified in the Java settings or in the operating system.

  • None - disables the proxy.

  • Manual - commands ReadyAPI to use the proxy settings specified in the dialog.

Type

Specifies the proxy type:

  • HTTP

  • SOCKS

Important notes:

  • ReadyAPI supports only SOCKS 5 proxies.

  • The SOCKS type is available only for Manual proxies.

  • If you select SOCKS type, the proxy settings specified for environment endpoints are ignored.

Host The HTTP Proxy host to use.
It is active only if Manual is selected in the Proxy option.
Port The HTTP Proxy port to use.
It is active only if Manual is selected in the Proxy option.
Excludes A comma-separated list of hosts to exclude. For example, 127.0.0.1:8080,myserver.com will not use a proxy for 127.0.0.1 on port 8080 and myserver.com on any port.
It is active only if Manual is selected in the Proxy option.
Username The user name for proxy authorization.
Password The password for proxy authorization.
You can turn the proxy on or off while keeping the settings intact.

See Also

REST Services
SOAP Services
Preferences

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